707CMF From France, joined Mar 2002, 4885 posts, RR: 27 Posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2088 times:
I received the following email at work this morning. The guy pretends he did not make the spelling mistakes on purpose, but please... come on...
(he however gave me permission to broadast it)
as four enjoying [company name], oui shall propose to have a bear miting
toumoro evening after woark and maybi why not went to heat in a
restaurant after awards. Plize told your availabilities and eventually
any idea to umprove the process !
I now dare any non Frenchpeople to fully understand it.
UTA_flyinghigh From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 6495 posts, RR: 48
Reply 1, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2062 times:
A Frenchman was once told to put the colors "red, green, pink and yellow" in a sentence.
He thinks for a moment, then says :After I red the newspaper, I hear "green, green". I pink up the phone and say "yellow ?".
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Iakobos From Belgium, joined Aug 2003, 3326 posts, RR: 33
Reply 2, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2051 times:
Makes perfect sense to me, he expects four people to attend a dinner at a Japanese restaurant one evening, after the awards ceremony.
The menu will consist of bear miting toumoro, a little known meat version of tempura.
Kay From France, joined Mar 2002, 1887 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1985 times:
I'll give it a try.. for fun
as for enjoying [company name], we shall propose to have a beer meeting tomorrow evening after work and maybe why not want to eat in a restaurant afterwards. Please tell your availability and eventually
any idea to improve the process!
Sounds better no? even though wrong and bad English at its best.
LH423 From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 6501 posts, RR: 53
Reply 9, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 1872 times:
Well, being a (non-native) Francophone, I understood it completely, but really...if you're going to try and speak English, at least make an effort to read occasionally, or take a grammar class so you can at least spell somewhat correctly.
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